For the staff at McMahon Tire, the raft race at the Three Rivers Festival is more than just getting a bunch of people and a vessel together and showing up.
The Allen County Fair 2017 continues through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Carroll Road.
“Volunteerism has changed greatly in the last couple decades,” said Jean Joley, executive director of The Volunteer Center on Lake Avenue. People prefer sporadic opportunities that match their passions, instead of regularly scheduled activities such as pushing wheelchairs or picking up trash in a park. They also want training so they can successfully carry out their volunteer responsibilities.
Though 14-year-old Jaxton Orr of Fort Wayne just got his feet wet in competitive kayak fishing in October, he is already making a splash.
The office of the Little River Wetlands Project has outgrown its Engle Road digs and will move to an expanded space off Smith Road at the end of July, according to Betsy Yankowiak, director of preserves and programs.
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne began building its 200th home and wanted to celebrate the occasion, Director of Communications Megan Hubartt said.
Though the advent of the Hobnobben Film Festival has put a spotlight on the film industry in northeast Indiana, a lot has been changing and growing behind the scenes.
Guests prepare to take a spin on a Segway, one of the activities available during Fort Wayne’s inaugural Open Streets event. Calhoun Street and several side streets were closed to automobiles for part of the day to open them up for pedestrians and cyclists. Other activities included an urban disc golf course, music, BMX performances and more.